Destination guide

Explore the lakeside setting in Annecy

Come and experience Annecy and its monuments, history and festivals. This romantic city allures visitors with its lake and cheese shops. Annecy Castle and Montrottier Castle are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Annecy

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Annecy a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Station Roller (1 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Belvedere Golf (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Lake Annecy Golf Course (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Les Passagers du Vent (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Tactiq Aventure (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Kart Parc (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Annecy

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Annecy. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Jardins de I'Europe (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Plage Municipale de Menthon Saint Bernard (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Lake Annecy (4.1 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Gorges du Fier (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Cret de Chatillon (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • La Tournette (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)

Transportation options to and around Annecy

Fly into Chambery (CMF-Chambery - Savoie), the closest airport, located 21.5 mi (34.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Geneva (GVA-Cointrin Intl.), which is 22.9 mi (36.8 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, make your way to Annecy Station or Pringy Station and explore the city from there.

Can I find a vacation rental around Annecy?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 1,431 vacation rentals near Annecy. From 468 Houses to 51 Chalets, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Annecy for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Annecy?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Annecy:

  • Annecy Old Town: 497 vacation rentals
  • Novel: 191 vacation rentals
  • Les Philosophes: 16 vacation rentals
  • Petit-Saconnex / Servette: 25 vacation rentals
  • Les Eaux-Vives: 19 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Annecy? offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Annecy. From travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Basilique de la Visitation: 3,397 vacation rentals
  • Musee-Chateau: 3,396 vacation rentals
  • Annecy Castle: 3,396 vacation rentals
  • Musee-Chateau de l'Agglomeration d'Annecy: 3,360 vacation rentals
  • Palais de l Ile: 3,362 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Annecy listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Annecy?

Yes, of course. has 468 Houses in Annecy. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Annecy include:

  • Chalets: 51 rentals available
  • Villas: 59 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 859 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Annecy?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 162 vacation rentals with pool available in Annecy. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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